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Patrol officer struck by unknown car released, readmitted to hospital; reward increases to $7,500

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Posted at 12:06 PM, Jul 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 12:06:47-04

CLEVELAND — A Cleveland police patrol officer who was struck by an unknown vehicle early Saturday morning who had been released from the hospital has since been readmitted, according to an update from Cleveland police.

The officer was struck at around 4 a.m. in the area of West 9th Street and West Superior Avenue by an unknown driver of a 2019 white Jeep Cherokee.

The reward has been increased from $5,000 to $7,500.

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